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True or false 1) Globalization is characterized...




True or false 1) Globalization is characterized by increasing connectivity and interdependence of the world's economies, societies, and cultures.( ) 2) The principle of free trade allows for movement of goods and services among nations without political or economic restrictions.( ) 3) Organizations with multinational management and ownership that manufacture and market products in many different countries are called conglomerates.( ) 4) A country that has comparative advantage sells products to other countries that it can produce cheaply and buys products from other countries that it cannot produce cheaply.( ) 5) The value of a country's exports compared to the value of its imports, measured over a specific period of time, is called balance of trade. ( ) 6) A country runs a trade surplus when the value of its total imports exceeds the value of its total exports. ( ) 7) A country that barters goods it produces for goods produced by another country is engaged in countertrading.( ) 8) Global outsourcing presents the lowest risk for a company that wants to reach foreign markets. ( ) 9) Contract manufacturing always involves a company's use of foreign resources.( ) 10) When a U.S. company joins with a foreign company to share the risks and rewards of starting a new enterprise in a foreign country, this is called a strategic alliance.( ) 11) A foreign subsidiary is a company in a foreign country that is totally owned and controlled by the parent company.( ) 12) Floating exchange rates are affected by the supply-and-demand dynamic.( ) 13) Culture refers to the shared set of beliefs, values, knowledge, and patterns of behavior common to a group of people.( ) 14) Nonverbal communication is only responsible for about 10 percent of a message.( ) 15) Infrastructure is the physical facilities that form the basis for a country's economic development. ( ) 16) The current term for nations with low economic development and low average incomes is "developing countries."( ) 17) Expropriation is when a government seizes the assets of a domestic or foreign company. ( ) 18) Although bribes are an acceptable practice in many parts of the world, American businesspeople are prevented by law from participating in bribes in foreign countries.( ) 19) A tariff is a customs duty or tax on imports that functions as a trade barrier.( )


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